Interesting article in regent.net, a major regeneration and renewal organisation that operates throught the country. Its says
“England's towns and cities need more financial powers to improve local transport and housing, according to a think tank survey of business and city leaders.
The Centre for Cities (CfC) survey of council and business leaders showed overwhelming support in every English region for greater financial devolution, with only ten per cent supporting the status quo under which the majority of local funds are raised by central government”.
An interestingly different perspective from the Scottish Government who are taking away our tax raising power but more importantly tried to control what we do from the centre whilst claiming to do the very opposite
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